Fashion Show Background Vocabulary

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Fashion Show Background
Vocabulary
Chapter 2
Apparel Mart
Wholesale
centers located in major
cities throughout the United States
leasing space to manufacturers
Bridge
Less
expensive alternative to
designer fashions
Consumer Show
Show
presented to the consumer
Contemporary
Fashion
forward apparel category at
a price-point between bridge and
budget
Cooperative Fashion Show
Retailer
and manufacturer show in
which both parties share expenses
Designer
Creator
of original apparel designs
and the ready-to-wear apparel
category with the highest pricepoints
Fashion Trend Show
Show
produced to introduce
consumers to latest trends in
silhouettes, fabrics, colors, and
themes of new seasonal merchandise
Fashion Week
Designated
time when many designer
collections are brought together and
shown as a series of fashion shows
Formal Runway Show
Conventional
presentation of fashion
similar to a parade, featuring a series
of models who walk or dance on a
runway in a sequential manner
Haute Couture
French
high fashion industry
featuring clothing produced from a
client’s made-to-order measurements
Informal Fashion Show
Casual
presentation of garments and
accessories
In-Store Training Fashion Show
Fashion
show presented to train
store personnel coinciding with
fashion trend shows
Junior
Styles
figure
appropriate to the younger
Magazine Tie-In Show
Cooperative
fashion shows between
major fashion publications and
individual retailers
Mannequin Modeling
Modeling
in a store window or on a
display platform by live models who
strike similar poses to the stationary
display props for which they have
been named
Market Calendar
Published
dates of trade shows
known as market weeks
Market Week
Time
designated for producers of a
specific category of merchandise to
open sales on the season’s new styles
Missy
Conservative
looks available at
better, moderate, or budget price
points
Press Show
Fashion
show held specifically for
the press to preview the fashions
before public viewing
Production Show
Most
dramatic or theatrical
production type, may also be called a
dramatized or spectacular show
Ready-to-Wear
Mass-produced
fashion
Special Interest Show
Show
presented to consumers that
have special affinity with each other
or a unique vocation
Specialty Market Show
Shows
geared to a specific, narrowly
defined group of consumers
Tea-Room Modeling
Informal
fashion show presented in a
restaurant where models walk from
table to table displaying garments
Trade
Any
activity aimed at distribution of
fashion and related products within
the industry
Trade Association
Groups
of individuals and businesses
acting as a professional, nonprofit
collective in meeting common
interests
Trade Fair
International
trade shows
Trade Show
Group
of manufacturers presenting
their lines to retailers and press one
to four times each year
Trunk Show
Informal
fashion show that features
garments from one manufacturer or
designer at a retail store

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